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Publication - Statistics Publication

Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016

Published: 31 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512596

This publication presents information from a survey of pesticide use on arable crops and potato stores in Scotland during 2016.

178 page PDF

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178 page PDF

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Contents
Pesticide usage in Scotland: arable crops and potato stores 2016
Table 43 Winter oilseed rape, comparison with previous years

178 page PDF

3.2MB

Table 43 Winter oilseed rape, comparison with previous years

Pesticide usage in 2012, 2014 and 2016, area treated with formulations (Forms), active substances (a.s.) and quantity applied (kg)

2012

2014

2016

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Forms (ha)

a.s. (ha)

kg

Insecticides

49,302

49,128

944

47,987

47,987

886

43,782

43,782

805

Molluscicides

16,976

16,976

2,113

18,098

18,098

1,705

16,234

16,234

1,846

Fungicides

139,915

186,129

26,938

160,020

237,183

27,642

100,681

154,974

19,361

Sulphur

981

981

3,313

1,072

1,072

3,426

2,973

2,973

12,995

Herbicides/desiccants

90,691

102,739

58,280

105,740

123,196

64,310

90,409

104,526

56,768

Growth regulators

0

0

0

3,692

7,383

702

5,965

11,931

1,098

Seed treatments

55,746

109,898

690

50,288

104,457

534

26,789

52,157

298

All pesticides

353,610

465,851

92,279

386,898

539,378

99,205

286,833

386,577

93,171

Area grown (ha)

35,541

36,419

30,142

Note: Unspecified treatments have been included in the formulation and active substance areas, however as their weights are unknown they cannot be included in the quantities applied.


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